Author Bio

Yitka Winn

Yitka Winn

Yitka Winn is an editor of product content at REI, writer, ultrarunner, snowboarder and lifelong lover of mountains. She lives in the mossy, fern-laden paradise that is the Pacific Northwest, where she spends the majority of her time in running shoes. REI member since 2009.

Stories by Yitka Winn...
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The Best 3-in-1 Jackets of 2019

Editor’s note on January 12, 2019: Now that winter has officially arrived, we took an opportunity to scour customer reviews and refresh our recommendations for ...

The Right Stuff: Alpine Running

When I first moved from the mild, mossy forests of Seattle to a tiny town nestled at 7,200 feet in western Colorado’s Elk Mountains, my new environs required so...